Personal Computer Systems Administration
Instructor: Russell Feldhausen
Syllabus: Read these topics later
My philosophy: do your work completely, turn it in on time, and you should have no issues getting a 'B'.
Late work: 10% of the possible points will be deducted for each day it is late.
Make arrangements with the instructor if extenuating circumstances arise.
(He really is a nice guy and will help you out if needed!)
Course Textbooks: none!
Optional: Purchase a subscription to Safari Books Online. It should cost around $15 per month ($75 for the semester). That site has good material.
Optional: A nice USB 3.0 hard drive to store / turn in projects is highly recommended.
“The Practice of System and Network Administration” by Thomas Limoncelli, Christina Hogan and Strata Chalup. ISBN 0321492668
Not available on Safari, but a good read for students interested in the field as a career.
Subject to Change
The material in this class is very new!
Things may change quickly
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A system administrator is a professional practitioner of IT Administration, which is concerned mainly with the design, construction, and maintenance of computer systems and networks.
Similar titles for the same position include IT systems administrator, systems administrator, or sysadmin. - Wikipedia
What you'll learn
* Optional, but you'll have the requisite skills
Why should I learn this stuff?
Improve your technical skills
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Hone your communication skills
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Computers are EVERYWHERE
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Learn to MAXIMIZE your effectiveness
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What careers are out there?
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Computer Systems Analyst
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How can I learn all of this stuff?
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Documentation & Communication
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